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We Must Wake Up: Tome 1: A notice to the Congolese nation: The time of change has come
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 269,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The book is about setting the fact right about issues that Black people just speak of in half words. It has a focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo and its people, because, it is where I was born and lived; and also where the work has to be first done because of its strategic location, spiritual importance and resources to impact in an optimal way the whole Africa and African diasporas.
This Funny Earth of Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it here...it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.
Si muero lejos de ti
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Si muero lejos de ti es el fino retrato, en cuentos, de figuras literarias, históricas, de la cultura pop y de la cultura docta, en el que palpamos lo que de hecho ya intuimos: entre bambalinas de una existencia célebre, existe un cuarto oscuro en el que la pulcra imagen se deslava.
A Minha Missão
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 3, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nesta obra está descrita a minha origem, me revelada por DEUS! Desde muita criança a presença de DEUS, sempre foi constante em minha vida no dia-a-dia. Nunca tive vida fácil, vivia não só a minha vida, mas ao mesmo tempo mais duas! Não entendia nada, me habituei a viver com isso! Cresci a escutar meu pai dizer que não era sua filha! Coisa que me fazia doer sempre que escutava!
Microbes, Music and Me
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Microbiology and jazz music aren't a common duet but for Professor John Postgate they are the two subjects that define his lifetime. John, brother of Oliver who created the beloved Children's shows Bagpuss and Clangers, describes his autobiography as "a book about doing science" and describes in entertaining detail the account of his life.
Five Boxes
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Hunter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Thirty years after leaving his home in the Lake District of England for life in Australia, Mark MacLean gathers five boxes of his youthful possessions and ships them back to Australia. Following on from his bestselling A Year Down the Drain, Mark MacLean’s new book is a hilarious reflection on life then and now.
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,670. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal.
The Canister X Transmission: Year One - Collected Newsletters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Running weekly, The Canister X Transmission was sent to readers worldwide, serving as a source of inspiration for writers and artists everywhere. The newsletter covered four main topics: Creative Thought of the Week, Work Updates, Fanboy News, Marketing/Publishing Tip of the Week. Exclusive to this collection is a special Issue Zero newsletter. Welcome to The Canister X Transmission: Year One.
My Father's Guru
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child growing up in the Hollywood Hills during the 1950s, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson thought it was perfectly normal that a guru named Paul Brunton lived with his family and dictated everything about their daily rituals, from their diet to their travel plans to his parents’ sex life. But in this extraordinary memoir, Masson reflects on just how bizarre everything about his childhood was.
A War Bride's Memoirs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Roger Golden Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Audrey recalls her childhood in London between the two World Wars, painting a picture of English life at that time. World War 2 comes, turning life upside down and she writes extensively about the difficulties and uncertainties. After dating an American serviceman, they marry and after the war, with 400 other war brides, she sails to America, reuniting with her husband, Jake, in Washington State.
Alison Nicholas: Walking Tall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this candid and entertaining book, Alison Nicholas explores her years on both the LET and LPGA Golf Tours, the ups and downs, her tournament records, her faith, and – of course – the Solheim Cup.
Olive Trees Around My Table
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 82,820. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Olive trees around my table is the warm-hearted and, at times, heart-breaking story of Cecile Yazbek; a Lebanese girl growing up in the 50s and 60s under the shadow of the new apartheid system in South Africa.
Daughters of Nazareth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For Trisha Gourgaud, life growing up in 50s Australia was a mix of love for her French father and love tinged with uncertainty for her Irish mother. A blissful time was cut short when one day she was taken by the police to the local children's home, Nazareth House, a home for neglected and abandoned children. This event meant she would never see her mother again and rarely see her father.
Dialysis: a Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Dialysis: a Memoir describes the year Lisa Frieden spent on dialysis, from her initial hospitalization with kidney failure, through the months on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, to her successful transplant operation. The memoir explores her experiences and details how she ultimately overcame the physical and emotional challenges of kidney failure to thrive in her new life.
Showmanship: The Cinema of William Castle
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 108,710. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Author Joe Jordan provides exhaustive scholarly analysis of each of Castle’s directorial efforts, as well as production background, little-known anecdotes, and succinct plot synopses.
Sukarno - A Biography
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 233,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sukarno – a biography is the first English language biography on Sukarno (1901-1970) – the founding father and first president of Indonesia.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Son of Man: A Biography of Jesus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Would You Like to Know Jesus as Those Closest to Him Did? This account of Christ’s ministry years tells the story chronologically and in the context of Jesus’s culture. What emerges is a holistic, historically accurate dramatization that provides a 360-degree view of Jesus and his world. Through this book, you can take a trip through time and sit at the feet of the Son of Man.
Ponies & Rainbows: The Life of James Kirkwood
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 224,450. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
James Kirkwood is the forgotten man of American letters In 1975, he had two shows playing on Broadway, while his latest novel Some Kind of Hero saw reviewers comparing him to Saul Bellow and Joseph Heller. Ponies & Rainbows both details a remarkable life and seeks to re-establish an even more remarkable talent.
Life on the Ramona Coaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A candid, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the emotional, dynamic and often entertaining life of Ramona Singer, the spunky, tell-it-like-it-is reality star whose unfiltered personality viewers have adored through seven seasons of The Real Housewives of New York City.